1(1)A members' club or miners' welfare institute may apply to a licensing authority for a club gaming permit.E+W+S
(2)A members club, commercial club or miners' welfare institute may apply to a licensing authority for a club machine permit.
2An application must—E+W+S
(a)be made to a licensing authority in whose area the premises are wholly or partly situated,
(b)specify the premises in relation to which the permit is sought,
(c)be made in the prescribed form and manner,
(d)contain or be accompanied by the prescribed information and documents, and
(e)be accompanied by the prescribed fee.
3(1)A club or institute making an application for a permit must within the prescribed time send a copy of the application and of any accompanying documents to—E+W+S
(a)the Commission, and
(b)the chief officer of police for any police area in which the premises are wholly or partly situated.
(2)If a club or institute fails to comply with sub-paragraph (1) the application, and any permit issued in response to it, shall have no effect.